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Enrolling at our school

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Pimlico State High School is subject to an Enrolment Management Plan.  Priority for enrolment is given to children who permanently reside within the defined catchment area for the school.  However enrolment is not limited to residents of the catchment area and other children will be accepted for enrolment for the available places taking into account the following priorities:

  • Children who permanently reside within the catchment

  • Siblings of students already enrolled at the school and who will continue to attend after their sibling starts at school (not applicable for students accepted for Programs of Excellence)

  • Children whose parent or legal guardian is employed by the school

  • Students accepted for the school’s Programs of Excellence.

  • Other applicants will be placed on a waiting list and accepted for further available places in chronological order of receipt of completed enrolment application.

Catchment area

The boundary for the catchment area is based on equal distances between neighbouring high schools and is defined by the catchment area map for Pimlico SHS.  A copy of the map can be viewed from the link below.  Please note that this map shows only the approximate position of the catchment area boundary.  For all streets at or near the boundary, confirmation of the catchment status of individual properties must be obtained from the school office.

Enrolment Applications

2019 commencement

Please contact the school's main office on 07 4759 3444 to make enquiries or to collect an Enrolment Kit if you wish to make an enrolment to commence throughout the year. Note that the conditions of the Enrolment Management Plan as listed above continue to apply throughout the year.

2020 commencement

Year 7

Parents and students attend an Information Evening on Wednesday 9 October 2019. Application kits will be available from the school office from Thursday 10 October.

Applications for enrolment will be accepted from 8.00 am on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Year 8, 9 and 10

Application kits will be available from the school office from Thursday 10 October 2019.

The school will contact parents and students regarding enrolment interviews following completion of the enrolment application.

Year 11

Parents and students attended the Information Evening on Wednesday 27 August 2019. Application kits are available from the school office. The school will contact parents and students regarding enrolment interviews following completion of the enrolment application.

Year 12

Application kits will be available from the school office from Thursday 10 October 2019.

The school will contact parents and students regarding enrolment interviews following completion of the enrolment application.

Documents required for enrolment

Identification and confirmation of age

  • Child’s Birth Certificate (original must be shown)

Eligibility for enrolment (if born outside Australia)

  • Australian Citizenship Certificate
  • OR Permanent Australian Residency document,
  • OR Passport and Visa (for students of other nationalities).

School reports

  • Child’s school reports for the previous two semesters
  • Child’s most recent NAPLAN report (for Year 7 or Year 8 applications)

Parent’s principal place of residence (inside catchment applications only)

Parents or legal guardians who wish to enrol their child at the school will need to demonstrate that the principal place of residence is within the catchment area. Current proof of residency at the address indicated can be provided by way of one of each of the following:

  • One primary source a current rental/lease agreement, or rates notice, or unconditional contract of sale; and
  • One secondary source a utility bill (e.g. electricity) showing this same address and parent or legal guardian’s name.

If the Principal is not satisfied that the documentation provided by an applicant demonstrates adequately that the address stated is the principal place of residence, then the Principal may request further sources of proof of residency.

Application for Programs of Excellence

Relevant documentation required to be submitted for entry through our Program of Excellence in Music for 2019 will be outlined in the Application for Enrolment pack and must be completed and returned by the due date listed.

Global Studies Application

 

 

Course handbooks

2019

Course Handbooks for enrolments in Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2019:

Course Handbook Year 9 (PDF, 748KB)
Course Handbook Year 10 (PDF, 762KB)
Course Handbook Year 11 (PDF, 1.1MB)

Course Handbook Year 12 (PDF, 986KB)

2020

Course Handbook Year 9 2020.pdf

Course Handbook Years 11 and 12 2020-2021.pdf

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Last reviewed 23 October 2019
Last updated 23 October 2019